Latest Pandemic H1N1/09 virus Stories

2009-12-01 05:55:00

The government released a report on Monday that indicates a drop in swine flu infections, however the death toll among children rose by about 30.

2009-11-26 07:25:00

On Wednesday US health officials expressed concern over a trend towards increased incidence of bacterial infections in young adults who have contracted the swine flu.

2009-11-21 06:40:00

Officials with the CDC said Friday that the swine flu pandemic might be reaching its peak in the US, although the outbreak could hit several such peaks within a single season.

2009-11-17 15:09:31

Patients who have previously been infected with influenza may have adapted a certain level of immunity to the H1N1 swine flu, researchers reported Tuesday.

2009-11-17 11:33:24

As the number of deaths related to the pandemic H1N1 virus, commonly known as "swine flu," continues to rise, researchers have been scrambling to decipher its inner workings and explain why the incidence is lower than expected in older adults.

2009-11-16 17:08:41

Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have found that previous influenza infections may provide at least some level of immunity to the H1N1 "swine" flu."

2009-11-14 06:45:00

The worst may be behind us for swine flu outbreaks, according to new reports from the World Health Organization on Friday.

2009-11-04 13:45:00

Online self-assessment tool helps evaluate symptoms of both seasonal and H1N1 swine flu ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "My body aches and my head is throbbing.

2009-10-21 10:00:00

More than one in five Americans knows someone who has had the H1N1 flu WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-20 06:10:00

Amidst mounting indications that flu deaths may be reaching epidemic proportions in many states, US health officials state that deliveries of swine flu vaccine may take longer than expected.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.